Security Engineering, Senior Associate ( Sr. Cyber Interface Vulnerability Researcher)

Lexington Park, MD
Jul 08, 2022
Aug 09, 2022
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Current Secret or Top Secret

Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation seeks a Security Engineering, Senior Associate that will serve as a Senior Cyber Interface Vulnerability Researcher performing custom cyber tool development and conducting RF interface and data bus test and evaluation on avionics systems while supporting our Federal Government client on-site at the Patuxent River, MD location.

  • Working closely with our government customer, perform cyber interface vulnerability research on RF interfaces (e.g. GPS, ACARS, ADSB, IFF), MIL-STD-1553, ARINC-429, and CAN data buses
  • Design, develop, enhance and maintain custom cyber tools for test and evaluation of avionics systems

Required Qualifications
  • 15 years' experience in performing vulnerability research of RF interfaces, and avionics related data buses to include knowledge of various RF and data bus protocols
  • Experience coding in C, C++, and/or Java
  • Experience coding in Python
  • Experience working with and programming Software Defined Radio (SDR) devices
  • Experience in computer systems architecture, and systems and subsystems test and evaluation
  • Candidate must meet Cyber Security Workforce Certification Requirements (e.g. CompTIA Security+, ISC2 CISSP, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination.

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with DoD weapons systems and/or test and evaluation software development and/or DoD systems network infrastructure and software development, analysis and maintenance desired.

Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, computer engineering or computer science from an ABET accredited college. A Master's degree in a related technical discipline may be substituted for five (5) years of experience (e.g. a 15 year experience requirement may be satisfied with a Master's degree and 10 years of experience).


All applicants for this position must possess a current Secret clearanceand be eligible to obtain a Top-Secret clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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